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Governor: Medicaid reform without expansion unacceptable

...must-haves are must-haves," he said. Those are Medicaid expansion, legislation surrounding an energy project for Interior Alaska and a "budget that works."On the budget, he said he's concerned about proposed cuts to education and the state...
Scholarship packet speeds application process

...She has shown her work in more than 200 exhibitions in Alaska and throughout the Lower 48. The artist lived in interior Alaska for 26 years, moving to the Kenai Peninsula in 2011. She says much of her inspiration for her art is influenced...
Famed Alaskan musher George Attla dies at 81

...made it impossible to continue the task."I got to where I couldn't move anything," he said.Born in 1933 in Interior Alaska, Attla grew into a nearly mythical figure. His story was turned into a movie, "Spirit of the Wind," which won...
Plans suspended to double wind turbines at Fire Island

...But utilities say that 6.2 cents comes with added costs as the power is moved throughout the transmission grid. Interior Alaska's Golden Valley Electric Association said that by the time it received the power, it would be at about double the...
Walker addressing Interior energy needs

FAIRBANKS, Alaska - Gov. Bill Walker says he's working on a plan to reduce energy prices in interior Alaska. Walker told the Golden Valley Electric Association Saturday says he wants his proposal to be in effect by next winter. Fairbanks...
What others say: The price of a windfall other organizations, we have learned that Dish partnered with Doyon Ltd., the regional Native corporation for Interior Alaska, when it bid on the spectrum. Together, the two companies created a shell, Northstar Wireless. That shell did...
What others say: Legislature should stay in Juneau

...Discussion about moving the Legislature or the capital might not seem to be something of concern to residents of Interior Alaska, but Fairbanks can ill afford a further consolidation of state power in Anchorage. Juneau always will need all the...
Fairbanks increasing use of brine for slick roads

...FAIRBANKS (AP) - Annual bouts of freezing rain in Interior Alaska have spurred road crews to use a tool that they wouldn't...roadways.Their use wouldn't have been considered in Interior Alaska not long ago, when five straight months of sub-freezing...
Group exposes voting histories of Alaska residents

...57, is a Vietnam veteran who believes it's important to vote, but she is disabled and homebound in the small interior Alaska town of Salcha."I believe in this country. I fought for this country," Alsip, a registered Republican, said...
Refuge Notebook: What do caribou and wood bison have in common?

...rule in May 2014 that gives the green light to the reintroduction of a "non-essential experimental" population in interior Alaska scheduled for March 2015.Wood bison are native to Alaska and were plentiful over a large portion of the state until...


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